A security source said that the arrested suspect provided the bomber with explosives, according to media reports.
The Egyptian Exchange rallied on Tuesday, powered by foreign institutions' purchases.
The Egyptian Exchange extended its mixed performance Monday, with the benchmark index (EGX30) closing in the red for a third consecutive session negatively affected by selling pressures from local and Arab traders.
The Egyptian Exchange’s benchmark index (EGX30) ended on a negative note Thursday, battered by intensive selling pressures from local traders following two separate deadly bombings this morning.
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) extended its mixed performance during Thursday mid-session, amid investors’ bearish sentiment on the back of terrorist bombing of Tanta Coptic Church Sunday morning.